Lama Willa: Skillful Compassion - A One Day Meditation Retreat

  • June 28, 2014 · 11:00 AM
  • Ashok's House

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In this one day retreat, we will explore the topic of compassion, and how to deepen is presence in our lives. Compassion is not pity, but rather the deep realization that our pain is the world's pain. Through this kind of understanding, compassion becomes not just a positive human trait, but rather the key to our full awakening and realization. An authentic moment of compassion has the power to dissolve the separation between ourself and others, leaving room for an authentic wisdom to dawn.

Lama Willa is and authorized teacher in the Tibetan Buddhist tradition. Over the years, her teachers and guides have included Kalu Rinpoche, Bokar Rinpoche, Dilgo Khentse Rinpoche, Khenpo Tsultrim Gyamtso Rinpoche, Lama Norlha Rinpoche, Lama John Makransky and others. She completed two traditional Three Year Retreats in the nineties, was authorized as a lama [Buddhist minister] in 1999, and teaches Tibetan Buddhist practice, meditation and yoga in the Northeast. Her teaching specialties include natural meditation (mahamudra), heart-cultivation (lojong), deity practice, body-based Buddhist yoga, and practices for deep retreat. She is also the founder and director of Natural Dharma Fellowship and Wonderwell Mountain Refuge, in Springfield, New Hampshire. She has a PhD from Harvard University. Lama Willa is not only very loving and kind person, she is also a very intelligent person. She explains in a very understandable way to a common person. No prior meditation experience is required. People of all faiths/ paths are welcome. Suggested Donation: $50. (No one will be turned away for lack of funds. However, please email first to register to Ashok for work exchange.) To RSVP, please email Ashok, our host, at [masked]

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  • Ellen G.

    I am very glad I went.....

    June 28

  • TomC

    Yes Ellen, it will be mostly people from the community who have studied with her in the past. She is very popular around here.

    June 25

  • Ellen G.

    Are there people, in addition to Meetup folks, going?

    June 25

  • TomC

    Unfortunately I will be unable to attend. Lama Willa is a great teacher, and this is a good opportunity to be in community with other people who seek to bring more wisdom and compassion into their lives. Ashok hosted this event last year and there were over 50 people in attendance. Well worth the price.

    June 25

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